Rehabilitation Council of Texas Meeting Agenda: January 26-27, 2015

Meeting Location

Marriott Hotel South
4415 S I-35
Austin, TX 78744

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January 26, 2015

Time

Topic

9:00 a.m.

Welcome & New Member Orientation

Martha Garber

9:10 a.m.

DARS Commissioner Update

Veronda L. Durden, Commissioner

9:30 a.m.

Committee Meetings

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:40 a.m.

RSA-2 Report

11:00 a.m.

State Plan and Annual Report

11:30 a.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Public Comment

1:05 p.m.

IRI Chapter Review

Mark Schroeder

1:45 p.m.

Break

2:00 p.m.

DRS/DBS Assistant Commissioner Reports and RCT Committee Reports

3:15 p.m.

Open Discussion

3:45 p.m.

  • Council Business (Old)
  • Council Business (New)

Adjourn

 

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January 27, 2015

Time

Topic

9:00 a.m.

Welcome RCT & SILC

Martha Garber and Saul Herrera

9:15 a.m.

Invited Guest Speaker

Employment First, Carline Geiger

9:45 a.m.

Needs Assessment Open Discussion

Update & Collaboration

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Liaison Reports

  • DARS Division for Blind Services - Laurie Pryor
  • DARS Division for Rehabilitation Services - Jonas Schwartz
  • Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs - Terri Richard
  • Department of Aging and Disability Services - Wesley Yeager
  • Centers for Independent Living - Jim Brocato
  • Statewide Independent Living Council - Saul Herrera
  • Client Assistance Program - Karen Stanfill
  • Partners Resource Network - Rana Anderson
  • Texas Education Agency - Brent Pitt
  • Texas Workforce Investment Council - Joyce Taylor

 

Adjourn

 

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